United Regional places additional precautions for COVID-19

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — United Regional will be adding additional precautions to its facilities to help combat COVID-19.

In a post on Facebook, United Regional Hospital stated”the health and safety of our community remains to be our top priority. COVID-19 has enhanced our already intensive safety efforts. When entering our facilities, you will see additional precautions, including rigorous cleaning processes as well as.”
• Limited visitors and access points.
• All patients, visitors, employees, and physicians who come into our buildings are screened via temperature and questionnaire for potential COVID symptoms/exposure.
• Cohorting of COVID (and possible COVID) patients within dedicated units or areas, with dedicated nursing staff.
• Increased intensity of disinfection throughout facilities.
• Infection prevention experts guiding our efforts.

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